There is a three-way tie atop the Viterra Cup Standings at the conclusion of December 2017. Three forwards from the Viterra AJHL North Division have each collected the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award eight times to lead standings with 40 points.
Chris Van Os-Shaw (Spruce Grove Saints), Ryan Cox (Sherwood Park Crusaders) and Justin Bernier (Grande Prairie Storm) enter 2018 with the shared lead in a battle for the 2017-2018 Viterra Cup. Van Os-Shaw and Bernier both lead their teams in scoring with 52 and 53 points respectively; Cox is second in team scoring with 39 points.
Cox and Van Os-Shaw held their place on the leaderboard from November with two Viterra AJHL Star of the Game selections in December. Bernier broke into the top of the standings with three Star of the Game selections in December and is among the leaders for the first time this season.
Each of the 480 AJHL regular season games conclude with the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game Award, which recognizes a player from each team deemed to be the game’s top player. Every time a player is recognized as a Viterra AJHL Star of the Game throughout the regular season, they will receive 5 points in the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game Standings.
Viterra AJHL Star of the Game leaders as of December 31st, 2017:
Chris Van Os-Shaw, Spruce Grove Saints 40 points
Ryan Cox, Sherwood Park Crusaders 40 points
Justin Bernier, Grande Prairie Storm 40 points
Viterra AJHL Star of the Game leaders as of November 30th, 2017:
PJ Marrocco, Bonnyville Pontiacs 45 points*
Chris Van Os-Shaw, Spruce Grove Saints 30 points
Jordan Taupert, Drumheller Dragons 30 points
Ryan Cox, Sherwood Park Crusaders 30 points
Viterra AJHL Star of the Game leaders as of October 31st, 2017:
PJ Marrocco, Bonnyville Pontiacs 40 points*
Quentin Greenwood, Olds Grizzlys 25 points
Dylan Williamson, Calgary Canucks 25 points
* PJ Marrocco was traded to BCHL in November 2017